The house and farm accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe hall, in the county of Lancaster, at Smithils and Gawthorpe: from September 1582 to October 1621, Volume 46 (Google eBook)

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Printed for the Chetham society, 1858 - Antiques & Collectibles
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Page 964 - Ye shall therefore take the usual speech of the court, and that of London and the shires lying about London within sixty miles, and not much above.
Page 1006 - Horse-races are desports of great men, and good in themselves, though many gentlemen by such means gallop quite out of their fortunes...
Page 796 - Himself best knows : but strangely-visited people, All swoln and ulcerous, pitiful to the eye, The mere despair of surgery, he cures ; Hanging a golden stamp about their necks, Put on with holy prayers : and 'tis spoken, To the succeeding royalty he leaves The healing benediction.
Page 877 - A Boke, or Counseill, against the Disease commonly called the Sweate, or Sweatyng Sicknesse.
Page 1134 - ... gentlemen do, but such as get both their own and part of their master's living...
Page 1134 - ... living) do come to great wealth, insomuch that many of them are able and do buy the lands of unthrifty gentlemen...
Page 890 - In the city of Gloucester the manner is (as I think it is in other like corporations) that, when players of interludes come to town, they first attend the mayor, to inform him what nobleman's servants they are, and so to get licence for their public playing; and if the mayor like the actors, or would show respect to their lord and master, he appoints them to play their first play before himself and the...
Page 939 - ... return unto his former trade), that, except some better order be taken, or the laws already made be better executed, such as dwell in uplandish towns and little villages shall live but in small safety and rest.
Page 934 - MS. at the end of the sixteenth or beginning of the seventeenth century.
Page 890 - Council of the city ; and that is called the Mayor's play where every one that will comes in without money, the Mayor giving the players a reward as he thinks fit to show respect unto them.